Welcome to Colorado 4-H Youth Development
Become A Leader
Join over 6,000 parents and other adults committed to the “Revolution of Responsibility” in the Colorado 4-H youth development movement! How do you become a 4-H leader? Contact your county office to begin the process. The safety of 4-H members is paramount. You’ll be asked to fill out an application and undergo a national background and motor vehicle check in order to become a volunteer.
- Forms & Important Information
- New Volunteer Application Form
- Volunteer (Leader) Enrollment Form
- Volunteer Reference Form - Mail In
- Volunteer Reference Form - Phone In
- Adult Code of Conduct
- 4-H Charter Fact Sheet
- 4-H Charter Information
- 4-H Club Financial Report
- 4-H Secretary and Treasurer Books
- Chaperon responsibilities
- Q&A 4-H Tax Exempt Status
- Volunteer Evaluations
4-H Leader Resources
Volunteers are the “heart” of 4-H! You build the capacity of 4-H to reach tens of thousands Colorado youth every year. As a 4-H Leader you play a key role as an adult mentor and role model for young people that live in your community.
We have many resources to prepare you to work in an environment of positive youth development and support your efforts. Our shared goal is to build life skills in young people and prepare them for a successful transition into adulthood.
4-H Volunteer Training ( E-Learning Course )
This on-line training course is designed to help adults become familiar with Colorado 4-H Youth Development programs. The course has four components: About 4-H, Youth Development, Leadership and Teaching and Getting Started in 4-H. Each module will take 15 - 20 minutes to complete.
4-H Leads for Leader's Guides
A partial list of leader guides available.
National 4-H Volunteer Website
Volunteers are the heart of 4-H. Now, there is a place where 4-H volunteers can connect with each other and find 4-H resources to help youth in your community.